Like the rest of the iconic Rotunda building, the clock has a rich and varied history filled with modifications and refinement.
Andrew Mondschein is using data from wearable sensors, cameras and smartphone apps to monitor temperature, air quality and other metrics as developers revitalize the D.C. suburb and track how ambitious plans turn into real results.
U.Va.’s resident Jefferson expert and BackStory radio personality Peter Onuf weighs in on the Founding Father’s “pursuit of Happiness” and America’s most potent punctuation mark.
University of Virginia astronomers, working with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, find that about 30 percent of the stars in the Milky Way have changed their orbits.
Strange rings of DNA that exist outside chromosomes are distinct to the cell types that mistakenly produced them, researchers have discovered. The finding raises the possibility that the rings could be used as an indicator of different types of cancer.
Factors such as student and alumni success, and return-on-investment, helped propel U.Va. in the magazine’s annual rankings.
U.Va. religious studies professor Kathleen Flake’s digital database of polygamous marriages in the 19th century could provide important context as a new debate arises after June’s same-sex marriage ruling.
Lauren Mims spent the summer in Washington, D.C. working on the new White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
One of China’s premier universities features a rotunda very much like the historic structure on Grounds. Could U.Va.’s first graduate from China, who went on to the highest levels of government in Beijing, be the link?
The U.Va. School of Medicine and the U.S. Green Building Council have been awarded a three year, $1.2 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to advance their Green Health Partnership.
The hormone oxytocin, sometimes called “the love hormone,” may be a factor in postpartum depression, when a mother has a lower than normal level. A blood marker now may help identify the risk.
Also noted: The School of Nursing received major recognition for its gerontological nursing efforts, UVIMCO’s leader earns a national award, and a nursing professor will lead a national professional organization.
U.Va. is participating in a national summer fellowship program devoted to increasing the number of underrepresented students pursuing graduate study in the humanities and social sciences.
The sales of bottled water, an important commodity during disasters, can give clues to emergency preparedness.
In an online study of more than 500,000 people, women, as well as among white, Hispanic, liberal and younger people, showed the greatest reductions in bias.
A consortium of scholars from Virginia colleges and universities met last week to discuss collaborative research and ways to present the historical relationship between slavery and the institutions.
Darden graduates Sarah Rumbaugh and Zach Mayo are playing matchmaker to their fellow MBAs. Their new job recruiting platform, RelishMBA, helps business school students find success by treating their job search like a prolonged courtship.
Three global development studies students recently got back from a trip around Cambodia to work with an NGO that promotes farmer-led innovation in rural areas of Cambodia.
Interns and volunteers perform labors of love in the University of Virginia’s three student-run vegetable gardens.
The current generation of students is on the threshold of a job market unlike any the world has seen before, according to Edward Hess, a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.